Swimming Federation “Masters” annually publishes a rating of the best swimmers in Russia. According to the results of 2018 in the category of “Active mastery” the rating was headed by Andrei Kurnosov, a member of the Glorax Life corporate team (part of the Glorax Group of Andrei Birzhin). Swimming Federation “Masters” is a public organization, the purpose of which is to popularize sports swimming among adults.
Professional swimmer performs in the Masters category, many times he has become an absolute favorite of swimming competitions in Europe and Russia. Last year, a member of the Glorax Life team received the title of European champion in several championships, and also set a new Russian record!
As part of the Open Dutch Masters Swimming Championships-2018, Andrei Kurnosov won five gold medals and set two records of the Netherlands (50 meters, butterfly and 50 meters, crawl). At the Open French Masters Swimming Championship a member of the Glorax Life team won prizes in several categories, including 3 gold medals. Three more gold medals the athlete got at the Open Italian Masters Championship and two gold medals at the International short-distance competition at the European Masters Swimming Championships 2018.
“It is important not only to become a champion, but also to continue to move forward and reach new heights, despite the existing awards. Such a high assessment of my results by the professional community is extremely valuable and motivates for further achievements. I also want to express my deep gratitude to Glorax, because without the support there would not be so many titles and records,” commented Andrei Kurnosov.
Now the athlete is actively preparing for the Open Masters Championship of the Netherlands, which will be held in late January.